What we do
The Office of Sustainability (OOS) works with partners around the City to improve quality of life in all Philadelphia neighborhoods, reduce the City’s carbon emissions, and prepare Philadelphia for a hotter, wetter future.
OOS is responsible for implementing Greenworks Philadelphia, the City’s comprehensive sustainability plan, which is made up of eight visions:
- Accessible food and drinking water
- Healthy outdoor and indoor air
- Clean and efficient energy
- Climate-prepared and carbon-neutral communities
- Quality natural resources
- Accessible, affordable, and safe transportation
- Zero Waste
- Engaged students, stewards, and workers
Energy BenchmarkingWorking to cut energy waste in Philadelphia’s largest buildings by tracking and reporting citywide building performance.
Sep24EventRoundtable Discussion with U.S. Senator Casey: Pennsylvania’s need for a revitalized Civilian Conservation Corps10:15 am to 11:15 amOnline, streamed on PennFuture’s Facebook pageEvent
Roundtable Discussion with U.S. Senator Casey: Pennsylvania’s need for a revitalized Civilian Conservation CorpsSeptember 24, 202110:15 am to 11:15 am, 1 hourOnline, streamed on PennFuture’s Facebook pagemap
Saleem Chapman, Chief Resilience Officer joins U.S. Sen Bob Casey and other local, state, and federal dignitaries on a roundtable discussion regarding the senator’s “REVIVE the CCC” Act, which would revive the Depression-era Civilian Conservation Corps.
The roundtable will discuss what a revived Civilian Conservation Corps could mean for Philadelphia, as well as Pennsylvania and our nation as a whole. Senator Casey will also discuss how his legislation will advance our nation’s efforts to tackle the climate crisis while creating well-paying, quality conservation jobs that protect and restore the health and resiliency of our local communities.LEARN MORE: https://bit.ly/3lDVVBv